Summer Break

Taking a little break from blogging over the next week to spend time with family and friends. In the meantime, you can continue to follow our adventures over on Instagram.  Have a great weekend! ~ Monica & Juana…

Family Yearbooks: Journaling Made Easy

Earlier this month I shared my approach to documenting my family’s memories using an amazing app on my phone called Project Life. As I mentioned it has made a HUGE difference in being able to get my photos off of my phone and into an actual book that…

The Wednesday Wine List

For the Wednesday Wine this week I went a bit upscale and enjoyed a Grand Cru from Burgundy.  We were celebrating a family reunion with siblings and cousins from all around the country coming together for the first time in three years.  Just the right occasion for something special!  My…

Summer Hostess Gifts – Great Finds on Etsy

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend.  Like many of you, our summer has included quite a few weekend trips visiting out of town family and friends. When such an occasion arises, you can probably guess that my standard hostess gift is a favorite bottle of wine (perhaps one…

Organized Bookshelf Using S.P.A.C.E

Earlier this week I shared some of my ideas for updating my master bedroom. Before I can even think about getting started on painting and decorating, however, some major decluttering needs to occur first! Whenever I take on an organizing project, I always refer back to an approach created by…

Take The Intimidation Out Of Buying Wine

Need help taking the intimidation out of buying wine?  Does this sight upon entering the wine store or section of your local market give you heart palpitations? Let me try to help!  I’ve been there and sometimes I still get a little nervous. Then I pull myself together…

Master Bedroom Inspiration

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend. Our family had a busy one, which included a junior golf league match for my boys on Friday afternoon, dinner with friends, and attending the LPGA Marathon Classic on Saturday and Sunday. We then had a special send-off dinner for my…

Easy Lake Dinner

When we are at the lake, it’s all about fun in the sun and on the water. The last thing I want to do after being out all day is come in at sunset and start cooking a complicated meal, and burgers and dogs get very old! I…

The Wednesday Wine List

Well, here we are back to the Wednesday Wine List again!  Summer is in full swing at the lake and I found this wonderful Spanish wine to enjoy!  Spanish reds are so much fun and they are some of the most inexpensive good wines out there.  This is a Tempranillo…

Creating a Family Yearbook With Project Life

Happy Tuesday! Today I’m sharing something that’s very near and dear to my heart – documenting my family’s memories in an annual family yearbook. I’ve had many discussions with friends who, like me, have struggled with organizing and actually doing something with…

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